Report: Shaq Lawson and Mackensie Alexander expected to suit up for Clemson
Clemson stars Mackensie Alexander and Shaq Lawson are expected to play in Monday's College Football Playoff Championship Game against Alabama, according to a report by ESPN.
Lawson, a defensive end who was the ACC Defensive Player of the Year, injured his knee during the No. 1 Tigers’ victory over No. 4 Oklahoma in the CFP semifinals, while it was revealed on Monday that Alexander, Clemson’s best corner, is battling a hamstring injury.
According to ESPN, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said that both Lawson and Alexander are “expected to play.”
Dabo Swinney says both Shaq Lawson and Mackensie Alexander are "expected to play." pic.twitter.com/JKkynl9IO1— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) January 11, 2016
The No. 1 Tigers (14-0) will kick off against No. 2 Alabama (13-1) at 8:30 p.m. ET.